Canadian History Dictionary Verreau Hospice-anthelme Jean Baptiste 1828-1901 Born At L'islet
Quebec. Educated at Quebec Seminary, and a teacher there in 184...
Area, 9460 square miles. The lake was known both to
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Ad...
British North America Act
The constitution of the Dominion; the Act
by which the scatter...
(Samuel de Champlain era) English vessel seized by French, 221....
Monteagle Thomas Spring-rice Baron 1790-1866 British Statesman
Dease Peter Warren
(Sir James Douglas era) In charge of New Caledonia for Hudson's...
(Lord Dorchester era) Disputed property in, at close of war, 21...
A famous coureur de bois who accompanied Champlain
on his expl...
Allan Sir Hugh 1810-1882 Founder Of The Allan Line Of Steamships
Came to Canada from Scotland, 1826, and in 1831 entered the shi...
Barthe J G
Member for Yamaska in Canadian Assembly, 1841-1844.
(Sir James Douglas era) Or Derby, proposed as capital of Britis...
Kaye John W
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Quoted on Metcalfe, 156, 1...
Fraser John James
(Tilley era) Opposition candidate in York County, 86;
Bib : Dent Can Por And Last Forty Years Taylor Brit Am
Morgan, Can. Men; Thibault, Biography of Sir Charles Tupper;
An island at the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, now
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Attacks Mackenzie in Upper Canada ...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor, Hudson's Bay ...
Young John 1773-1837 Born In Falkirk Scotland Educated At
Glasgow University; emigrated to Canada, 1814. In 1818 publishe...
East coast Vancouver Island. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) H...
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).